A man from Washington arrested for manufacturing methamphetamine while already facing manufacturing charges was sentenced to three years, eight months in prison Tuesday in Nevada County Superior Court.
Larry A. Schies, 48, was first arrested in August 2001 when agents found meth-making ingredients at his friends’ home. Narcotics agents followed clues to Schies’ home and reported finding meth and meth lab equipment. He was convicted of meth possession in that case. With that case pending, agents arrested Schies May 23 in Nevada City, where they reported finding meth equipment and ingredients in a truck he was seen driving.
In other cases:
— Jason S. Campbell, 31, was sentenced to three years in prison Sept. 23. Sheriff’s deputies reported finding lab ingredients and equipment during a June 4 traffic stop. Campbell was convicted in April in Placer County of transporting meth, but skipped his sentencing, a Probation Department presentence report says.
— Gary A. Doshier, 28, of Grass Valley pleaded innocent Wednesday to transporting meth and possession of meth for sale. Grass Valley police arrested him after a Sept. 21 traffic stop at South Auburn Street and Colfax Avenue.
— Robert C. Glass, 35, of Penn Valley pleaded innocent Thursday to repeated harassment with threats, criminal threats, violating an emergency protective order, firearm possession by a felon and battery. His criminal complaint alleges offenses occurring Sept. 5, 7 and 21.
— Russell M. Mullins, 38, of Grass Valley was sentenced Sept. 23 to three years’ probation and 120 days in jail for meth possession and check fraud. Grass Valley police say he tried to cash a photocopied check on Jan. 17.
— Dwayne G. Johnson, 23, of Grass Valley was sentenced Sept. 23 to three years’ probation and 90 days in jail for a pair of check-fraud convictions.
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